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Detroit's Wartime Industry: Arsenal of Democracy

Detroit's Wartime Industry: Arsenal of Democracy

by Michael W.R. Davis

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
ISBN: 9780738551647
Pages: 127
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-07
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Just as Detroit symbolizes the U.S. automobile industry, during World War II it also came to stand for all American industry's conversion from civilian goods to war material. The label "Arsenal of Democracy" was coined by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt in a fireside chat radio broadcast on December 29, 1940, nearly a year before the United States formally entered the war. Here is the pictorial story of one Detroiter's unique leadership in the miraculous speed Detroit's mass-production capacity was shifted to output...